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Special: Monster Legacy’s Monstrous Hundred – Part 4

In the last part of the Monstrous Hundred, here’s a carousel of films from the 2000s onwards!

Pitch Black (2000)
This film packs a clever, outside-the-box narrative with an equally interesting subversive man as its main character, pitting him and an unlikely crew against swarms of truly outlandish alien creatures that are neither hammerhead sharks, nor bats, nor birds of prey.

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Marcus Corvinus

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Markus, bitten by bat, became the blood leader of the vampires.

For the first Underworld film, the most extensive Vampire make-up had beenĀ applied to Bill Nighy to portray the regenerating Viktor after his awakening. Otherwise, the Vampire make-ups in the film consisted in prosthetic teeth and bright blue contact lenses — showing their heritage from Marcus Corvinus. Interestingly enough, Tony Curran — who portrays Marcus in the second filmĀ — has red hair and blue eyes, both traits associated with vampires in Romanian folklore (specifically, the strigoi).

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Monster Gallery: Underworld: Evolution (2006)